HND (SCQF Level 8)


2 years (typically 3 days a week in College)


29 Aug 2022


  • Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

This course will provide an overview and introduction to the disciplines within the sports coaching and development industry.  It provides an exciting mix of practical subjects, which are studied alongside related theory, giving you the opportunity to develop new skills, improve on existing skills and gain an in-depth understanding of sports coaching and development subjects. 

The course will provide learners with an industry-recognised qualification, and the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional within the sports industry in a variety of contexts. Embedded within the course are varied National Governing Body Awards in a variety of sporting delivery. 

What you will experience

  • Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics in Sport
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Yourself
  • Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Coaching
  • Work Placement
  • Psychology of Sports Coaching
  • Applied Psychology in Sport and Exercise Performance
  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance
  • Sports Development
  • Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Others
  • Coaching and Developing Sport Graded Units